Edifier’s Esiena is a rare beast in a market filled with various docks at many price points, all hoping to appeal to some niche. Esiena’s party trick is a diverse set of input sources, including SD cards and USB. With a recent model revision, Edifier introduced Bluetooth into it’s repertoire, while dropping the CD player. Read on to find out how it fares.
In the spotlight today is OCZ’s new Vector Series SSD. Available in three sizes; 128GB, 256GB and 512GB – we will be taking a look at the 256GB model which boasts 550MB/s read and 530MB/s write transfer rates. Vector seeks to deliver a ground-breaking all-round performance at affordable pricing and with an impressive 5 years warranty.
Our friends are Spire has sent us over two of their newest additions to your fan assortment. They are the new Air Force models. Two fans that look very similar but offer several differences that will appeal to different users. Regardless of the features these fans do look good and we would not hesitate to use them in our own systems.
Vector is OCZ’s first SSD release since the ushering in of a new CEO and fresh perspective on its direction. It’s also the first SSD to come equipped with both in-house firmware and controller. In effect, OCZ has built its Vector SSD from the ground up with its rich internal resources – has it paid off?
There's a slogan printed on the Level 10 M's box: "born to be seen." That's true; the gaming-grade peripheral from Thermaltake's gaming division, Tt eSports, is really eye-catching. The design, created by German car manufacturer BMW, looks like a concept car from an auto show. The mouse has a see-through aluminum chassis to stimulate air flow with 11 configurable buttons and reaches 8,200 dpi of resolution. We'll first describe these impressive features, and then see how well the mouse performed in action.
More and more companies are jumping on the mITX bandwagon with the Z77 platform, but the majority of these miniature boards lack the type of features found in their larger counterparts. The latest mITX board on the market, the EVGA Z77 Stinger, however is an entirely different beast, as it is a pint sized motherboard with enthusiast grade features such as native PCIe 3.0, SATA 6G and USB 3.0.